Tag: small batch

Apr 03

Thistle Finch White Rye Whiskey – Review

Thistle Finch Small Batch White Rye Whiskey 80 Proof Price Point: $30 – $40 for 750 ML Distiller: Thistle Finch Distilling LLC   Background I recently posted a review of Bomberger’s, a sourced whiskey that I purchased at Thistle Finch distillery in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  While I was there with my wife, we purchased a bottle of the distillery’s …

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Nov 28

Willett Small Batch Rye Whiskey – Review

Willett Small Batch Straight Rye Whiskey 111.8 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: The Willett Distillery   Background I published a review of a Willett whiskey back in August 2013.  It was their Bourbon, which was very unique and intriguing.  It seems that the Willett portfolio has become coveted among the whiskey industry, almost …

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Sep 19

MSW Small Batch Whiskey – Review

Manatawny Still Works Small Batch Whiskey 94 Proof Price Point: $35 – $45 for 750 ML Distiller: Manatawny Still Works   Background Manatawny Still Works is a relatively new micro-distillery in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, not far from where I live.  I had the pleasure of touring their facility (which you can read about here), as well as reviewing …

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Apr 18

Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon – Review

Four Roses Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 90 Proof Price Point: $25 – $35 for 750 ML Distiller: Four Roses Distillery LLC   Background Some brands in the whiskey world have a very loyal following.  Sometimes it has to do with their extravagant marketing, sometimes it’s the lore around their distillery, and sometimes it’s just …

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Feb 07

Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey – Review

Syndicate 58/6 Blended Scotch

Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey 92 Proof Price Point: $35 – $45 for 750 ML Distiller: The Teeling Whiskey Co.   Background Irish whisky typically is not my forte.  For a long time, my perception of whiskey from the Emerald Isle has been simple and accommodating.  I’ve written before that most Irish whiskeys seem well-liked because most novice …

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May 31

Jefferson’s Bourbon – Review

Jefferson's Bourbon

Jefferson’s Very Small Batch Kentucky Straight Whiskey 82.3 Proof Price Point: $25 – $35 for 750 ML Distiller: McLain & Kyne   Background A little more than a year ago, I reviewed Jefferson’s 10 Year Old Rye.  In the “Background” section, I mentioned my first experience with this brand, in which I was unimpressed with their trade …

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Apr 05

Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr. Small Batch Bourbon – Review

Colonel E. H. Taylor Small Batch Bourbon

Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr. Small Batch Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey 100 Proof Price Point: $30 – $40 for 750 ML Distiller: Old Fashioned Copper Distillery   Background Many times when reviewing a family of whiskeys, I like to start from the bottom (relatively speaking) and move my way up. Many times I will review the …

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May 25

Templeton Rye Whiskey – Review

Templeton Rye Whiskey

Templeton Prohibition Era Recipe Small Batch Rye Whiskey 80 Proof Price Point: $35 – $45 for 750 ML Distiller: Templeton Rye Spirits, LLC   Background Sometimes a good whiskey is one that stands out from the rest of the pack and shows some honesty.  Many rye whiskeys are very similar to bourbons, and really do …

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Feb 02

Corsair Triple Smoke Whiskey – Review

Corsair Triple Smoke Whiskey

Corsair Small Batch Triple Smoke American Malt Whiskey 80 Proof Price Point: $45 – $55 for 750 ML Distiller: Corsair Artisan LLC   Background If you saw my review of Angel’s Envy, you know that I am more skeptical about innovation in whiskey than most other bloggers.  I do my best to review solely on …

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Apr 18

Single Barrel vs. Small Batch

Eagle Rare Detail

There are a fair amount of terms and industry jargon relating to whiskey that can be a bit confusing despite their attempt to simplify things.  “Small batch” and “single barrel” are two of those terms, often being mistaken for the other, or something completely different altogether!  Let’s get it straight right here and now. Single …

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